Katie McChesney, PsyD, MA
Sr. Instructor, Psychiatry-Other CI Services

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Graduate Schools :
  • MA, Humboldt State University (1999)
  • PsyD, University of Denver (2008)
Undergraduate School:
  • BA, University of California–Irvine (CA) (1995)
Internship:
  • University of Connecticut/Hartford Hospital Program (2007)
Fellowships:
  • University of California (San Diego) Program, Behavioral Medicine (2009)
Languages: English
Department: Psychiatry-Other CI Services

Practice Locations

UCHealth Burn and Frostbite Center - Anschutz Medical Campus
12605 E 16th Ave
Anschutz Inpatient Pavilion, 3rd Floor
Aurora, CO 80045
720-848-0747

CU Medicine Psychiatry - Outpatient Clinic
1890 N Revere Ct
Anschutz Health Sciences Bldg, Suite 4020
Aurora, CO 80045
303-724-1000

Hospital Affiliation
  • University of Colorado Hospital

Specialty Information

Specialties
  • Psychiatry
  • Health Psychology, Focused Practice Designation (2012)
  • Clinical Psychology, License (2008)
  • International Disaster Psychology, Internship, United Nations Population Fund, International Certificate (2004)
Conditions & Treatments
  • Mental Health and Behavior - Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder
  • Mental Health and Behavior
  • Mental Health and Behavior - Stress
  • Mental Health and Behavior - Depression
  • Mental Health and Behavior - Anxiety
  • Mental Health and Behavior - Bereavement
  • Injuries and Wounds
  • Bones, Joints and Muscles - Back Pain
  • Bones, Joints and Muscles
  • Bones, Joints and Muscles - Fibromyalgia
  • Bones, Joints and Muscles - Hip Injuries and Disorders
  • Bones, Joints and Muscles - Knee Injuries and Disorders
  • Bones, Joints and Muscles - Leg Injuries and Disorders
  • Bones, Joints and Muscles - Spine Injuries
  • Bones, Joints and Muscles - Sprains and Strains
  • Bones, Joints and Muscles - Neck Disorders and Injuries
  • Bones, Joints and Muscles - Neck Disorders and Injuries
Clinical Interests
My clinical interests include psychoeducation, pain management, trauma therapy, mindfulness and acceptance-based therapy to reduce anxiety, depression, loss of function and to improve functionality and minimize disability. Interested in pursuing more clinical work with LGBTQ+ individuals.

Care Philosophy
I believe in informed practices that emphasize patient-driven values and evidence-based care for individuals in need of improving their quality of lives in spite of adversity, trauma, injury, and/or disease.

Personal Interests
I enjoy outdoor activities, including hiking, running, standup paddle boarding, skiiing, & swimming. My guilty pleasure is reading watching crime novels and movies.

Volunteer Activities
Volunteering with Stepping Stones Riding program to assist youths in learning how to care for, ride, and work with rescued horses.

Public Speaking
Yes
Acceptance and Commitment Therapy for Chronic Pain Mindfulness for Pain Management Biopsychosocial aspects of Pain Race, Culture, Ethnicity and Pain Gender, Sex, and Pain Mind Body Medicine and Treatment of Chronic Pain

General Information

Graduate Schools:
  • MA, Humboldt State University (1999)
  • PsyD, University of Denver (2008)
Undergraduate Schools:
  • BA, University of California–Irvine (CA) (1995)
Internships:
  • University of Connecticut/Hartford Hospital Program (2007)
Fellowships:
  • University of California (San Diego) Program, Behavioral Medicine (2009)
Languages: English
Department: Psychiatry-Other CI Services
Contact Us
CU Anschutz
Fitzsimons Building

13001 East 17th Place
Campus Box C290
Aurora, CO 80045

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